Nora Fisher Onar
Contact Nora Fisher Onarnfishero@coastal.edu
Brittian Hall 351Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” - B.B. King
Nora FISHER ONAR examines global politics with a focus on Turkey between the West and Middle East. Her research interests include IR theory, comparative area studies, political ideologies, gender, history/memory, and foreign policy analysis. She received her doctorate in IR from Oxford University and holds masters and undergraduate degrees from Johns Hopkins SAIS and Georgetown, respectively. She speaks five languages including fluent Turkish and Italian. A non-resident fellow of the German Marshall Fund and research associate of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies, she has published extensively in academic journals like Conflict and Cooperation, Theory and Society, and Women’s Studies International Forum. She also regularly speaks and writes for policy fora like the Brookings Institution and Carnegie Endowment, Foreign Affairs, the National Interest, and OpenDemocracy. She is editor of a forthcoming book for Rutgers University Press called Istanbul: Living With Difference in a Global City.
Nora has lived in 7 countries.